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Home Staging course online

Is your home decor the envy of the neighborhood? Do you have an eye for just the right placement of a chair, a piece of art, or where a burst of color should go? Put your talents to work by becoming a professional home stager!

In our Home Staging course, you'll study online and learn to apply your love for decorating to the real estate market and help agents and homeowners alike maximize their home sales. Lessons on business development, client relations, and contracts hone your business savvy as you study design concepts and develop your creative skills. The program is designed for a student to complete the studies in as few as four months then sit for the certification exam, if desired.

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  • Easily afford this API Program Name program with 0% interest monthly payment options
  • Fit study around your life with our flexible online study model
  • Upgrade your career prospects and achieve your goals


Professional certification

When you enroll in the Home Staging Career Diploma, you'll have the opportunity to pre-register for the Certified Home Staging Professional (CHSP) Certification exam from the Designer Society of America (DSA).* Pre-registration costs only $495 (a discount of $1200) and includes a one-year membership in DSA when you pass the exam. Certification validates your skills and identifies you as credible and qualified. Professional membership broadens your business network and can help you with clients.

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Certified Home Staging Professional

What you get

  • Eligibility to pre-register for the Certified Home Staging Professional (CHSP) Certification exam with the Designer Society of America (DSA) at a discount of $1200 which includes a one-year DSA membership upon certification
  • Binder™ mobile app for taking your learning materials on-the-go
  • Student Portal dashboard for instant access to lessons and support
  • Learning Resource Center online libraries and labs
  • ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
  • An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads

Job opportunities

This is a unique and creative profession popular with entrepreneurs and independent contractors who earn their incomes from a variety of skills applications. A home stager may work at the request of a seller or a listing agent, decorate an entire home or a single room, give creative direction for existing furnishings, or rent all new furnishings and oversee a complete redecorating project. Consultation fees and project fees may be based on hourly rates, room rates, services provided, or commissions.



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Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we're here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

Look for a program that has up-to-date lesson content that's focused on skills you need to work as a professional home stager. Ideally, you want to study in a Home Staging course that is certified by industry professionals. Our home staging course is approved by CHSP, and completion of the course qualifies you for the certification exam.

No, you don't need previous experience to enroll in the Home Staging Career Diploma program. This program is designed to teach you the professional skills needed to enter the field.

There are no textbooks associated with this program. All the materials you need are provided in customized, online lessons developed with home staging professionals.

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State requirements

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